Safety in the Mining Industry

Safety in the Mining Industry

Date: 1950
Creator: Harrington, D.; East, J. H., Jr. & Warncke, R. G.
Description: Report discussing mines accidents in the United States, their causes, and the progress that has been made over a period of many years to improve safety practices in the mining industry. Although mining accidents occur in the United States with greater frequency than in several European nations, the positive effects of new mining methods, mechanization, and others advances in mining are reflected in the statistics.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1931

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1931

Date: 1933
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.). This report covers 1931, which was the safest year for the industry since 1913; the data represents all states of the quarrying industry and figures are based on returns representing 1,530 quarries.
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Gold Dredging in the United States

Gold Dredging in the United States

Date: May 1918
Creator: Janin, Charles
Description: Report discussing the development of gold dredging in the United States, the essential features of present-day dredges, the facts that determine whether a placer deposit can be profitably dredged, and the approved methods of prospecting placer ground and of operating dredges. Intended for designers and builders of dredges, mining engineers, and persons who may contemplate investing capital in placer-mining ventures.
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Gypsum Products: Their Preparation and Uses

Gypsum Products: Their Preparation and Uses

Date: July 1917
Creator: Stone, Ralph W.
Description: Technical report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the different uses of gypsum. The sources and uses of gypsum are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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Sanitation at Mining Villages in the Birmingham District, Alabama

Sanitation at Mining Villages in the Birmingham District, Alabama

Date: 1913
Creator: Woodbridge, Dwight E.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over sanitary conditions in Birmingham district mining villages. The sanitation procedures and conditions of various villages are presented. This report includes photographs, and illustrations.
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Natural Ventilation of Michigan Copper Mines

Natural Ventilation of Michigan Copper Mines

Date: 1932
Creator: McElroy, G. E.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the ventilation of copper mines in Michigan. Natural ventilation of the mines and mining conditions are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Notes on the Black Sand Deposits of Southern Oregon and Northern California

Notes on the Black Sand Deposits of Southern Oregon and Northern California

Date: 1918
Creator: Hornor, R. R.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the black sands of Oregon and California. The history, and character of the deposits are presented. This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
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Methods of Preventing and Limiting Explosions in Coal Mines

Methods of Preventing and Limiting Explosions in Coal Mines

Date: April 1915
Creator: Rice, George S. & Jones, L. M.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over safety prevention in coal mines. Preventing mine explosions is emphasized. Methods used in mine safety are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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A Carbon Monoxide Recorder and Alarm

A Carbon Monoxide Recorder and Alarm

Date: 1926
Creator: Katz, Sidney H.; Reynolds, D. A.; Frevert, H. W. & Bloomfield, J. J.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the development of carbon monoxide alarms and recorders. Descriptions of the recording equipment are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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Experiments in Underground Communication Through Earth Strata

Experiments in Underground Communication Through Earth Strata

Date: 1928
Creator: Ilsley, L. C.; Freeman, H. B. & Zellers, D. H.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies in mine safety and communication. The methods and equipment used in the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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